Weil announced today that Charles Ching has joined the Firm’s China practice as a corporate partner. Mr. Ching, who will be based in Shanghai, joins Weil from the Hong Kong office of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, where he was partner. He has wide-ranging experience advising clients on complex Private Equity and M&A transactions and securities offerings.
Barry Wolf, Weil’s Executive Partner, commented: “Charles will be an excellent addition to the corporate team in China. His depth and diversity of experience will complement the great work we do in Asia, and in China in particular, and further strengthen our transactional offerings to our private equity and public company clients.”
“Charles has experience advising a range of clients on complex corporate matters and will further strengthen our corporate practice in China,” said Akiko Mikumo, Weil’s Asia Managing Partner. “He also has significant experience in U.S. public and private M&A transactions from his many years practicing in New York and will strengthen our renowned global corporate platform.”
Mr. Ching regularly represents corporate clients and financial investors, including private equity firms, in cross-border M&A transactions as well as in pre-IPO, cornerstone and PIPE investments and debt offerings. He is fluent in Mandarin.
Mr. Ching commented: “I am thrilled to join Weil and am looking forward to collaborating and practicing with those at the forefront of the most innovative and complex transactional matters.”
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